TITLE

Shorts from "Barlow Bob."

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Winter2007, Issue 56, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author explores several issues related to astronomy. He explains how to use one's fingers to tell daylight hours. He relates a conversation between a father and his daughter regarding the existence of heaven. He offers information on the periodical "Astronomy Technology Today."
ACCESSION #
28682080

 

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